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/ 29 April 2008

Media tribunal ‘unconstitutional’

A statutory media tribunal would not only be unconstitutional but it would not solve the plethora of problems in the industry, a discussion group concluded on Tuesday. Jane Duncan from the Freedom of Expression Institute said the proposed body would obviously be unconstitutional, and would not fly.

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/ 12 March 2008

Of tabloids, tokoloshes and tribunals

"By the very fact that they are part of the South African society, journalists are bound by what is in the Constitution. Their responsibility is to take the vision in the Constitution and hold it up and say: Are we living up to that vision?" The <i>Mail & Guardian</i>’s ombud, Franz Krüger, interviews press ombudsman Joe Thloloe.